Barclays

HR Project Manager

Posted Feb 2, 2021
Project ID: BCLYJP00007535
Location
London , Greater London
Duration
6 months
(Feb 22, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021)
Hours/week
35 hrs/week
Payrate range
Unknown

HR Project Manager


London (remote role)


PAYE only


Length: 6 months


We are looking for a HR Project Manager to join on a contract basis to support the HR Optimisation team which offers a range of services delivering change within the HR function, and supporting business transformation more broadly. As a Project Manager this role will lead across a variety HR projects, partnering with stakeholders across multiple Transaction Cycles within HR, and across the bank more broadly. This role will focus more on strategy around Talent Mobility and development.



What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for managing range of strategic projects, working with multiple HR transaction cycles. 
  • Set out the business case taking into account information on benefits, costs, risks, resources and timescales.
  • Build an integrated roadmap, detailed plan and oversee transition states.
  • Ensure that sufficient level of detail project and quality plans are prepared and maintained for complex projects, providing regular and accurate reports on progress against plan to stakeholders, as appropriate.
  • Identifies, assesses and manages project risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies, escalating as appropriate via the agreed governance framework.
  • Controls the scope of projects, ensuring that rigorous change control is exercised.
  • Responsible for managing the project financials (budget, forecast, actuals).
  • Providing detailed and robust reports on variances to key stakeholders and the Project Forum group.
  • Identify, define & track the realisation of the project benefits in line with the Business Case. Track benefits covering Financial (revenue/cost) and Non-Financial (regulatory, customer/employee satisfaction, reputation).
  • Monitor actual performance against the overall project and take remedial actions.
  • Establish and run Working Groups / other Project Forums (as appropriate).
  • Ensures projects meet the desired requirements of Accountable Executives and that acceptance and handover to business as usual are managed (as appropriate). 
  • Ensures that all project status reporting is accurate, informative and timely.
  • Oversee impacts assessment, training/communication activities to ensure it is fit for purpose. 
  • Ensures projects being managed are compliant with relevant HR Optimisation framework governance methodologies. 
  • Ensure sufficient level of flexibility and tolerance provided to tackle the complex nature of projects. Maintaining control of exceptions outside tolerance.




What we’re looking for:

  • High level demonstrable project management experience, working on business driven initiatives with cross functional delivery impact in Financial Services 
  • Experience on large scale transformation programmes  
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. Able to work with and present to senior stakeholders. 
  • Excellent PC skills, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word, MS Project and Visio skills.
  • Project Management - Practitioner level accreditation (eg Prince 2, PMI, APM) and Agile preferred
  • Strong Attention to detail





Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. Able to work with and present to senior stakeholders. 
  • Excellent PC skills, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word, MS Project and Visio skills.
  • Project Management - Practitioner level accreditation (eg Prince 2, PMI, APM) and Agile preferred


Where will you be working?

Although the primary location would be London, this role is completely remote


About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.


Our Values 

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.


Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.


Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.


Dynamic working

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the Hiring Manager.


Our dynamic working programme has been set up to help Barclays colleagues achieve an optimal work/life balance. Arrangements we offer range from working at home and changing regular hours to taking career breaks. Our Dynamic Working initiatives support colleagues at all stages of their lives, helping them with parenthood, caring, further studies and hobbies.



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